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The croissant with Brasilia filling comes with a small side salad and pairs perfectly with Samba's fresh and made-to-order pineapple juice. Photo credit: Katherine Salindayao-White

Student Eats: Samba cuisine misses the beat

Katherine Salindayao-White October 27, 2015

A new, affordable Brazilian cuisine restaurant with personalized options opened on July 7. Located on 819 C St., Samba is right next to the City College trolley stop. The owners of Samba, Juliano Colasana...

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S&M’s deviled eggs may look like typical picnic fare, but the wasabi aioli and the spicy-sweet combination of honey Sriracha bacon make this appetizer stand out from the pack. Photo credit: Lauren J. Mapp

Student Eats: S&M inspires diners’ carnivorous dreams

Lauren J. Mapp September 28, 2015

Sometimes people like to play it safe with sweet vanilla delights, and other times they prefer to spice it up with some S&M. Get your mind out of the gutter, though, for the S&M in question is...

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Donut Bar wows customers with a variety of creative and yummy treats. Photo credit: Jennifer Manalili

Student Eats: Dazzling donuts

Holly Bridges May 12, 2015

The Donut Bar, located at 631 B St., has garnered a lot of attention. It was ranked in USA Today as being one of the top 10 donut shops in the country and it was also a winner in San Diego Magazine for...

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An everything bagel with plain shmear and a large Café Moto Fillip Rally coffee is one of the many choices at Brooklyn Bagel & Bialy. Photo credit: Phoenix Webb

Student Eats: New York bagels, San Diego style

Phoenix Webb April 21, 2015

Bagels bought from grocery stores and national chain shops typically taste like baked bread. If the bagels have toppings, then they taste like flavored bread. Add plain or flavored cream cheese and it...

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Stella Public House utilizes a woodfire oven to serve a variety of neo-Italian homestyle cuisine. Photo credit: Joe Kendall

Student Eats: Stella Public House hosts dual dining at a great price

Edgar Inda February 28, 2015

Sitting in the middle of new housing developments in East Village, a shining new restaurant stands hidden in the scene of what appears to be a small retail office building. Stella Public House offers a...

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Garrett, an orange tabby cat, is one of the cats that patrons can interact with at the Cat Café. Photo credit: Mark Elliott

Student Eats: Cat Café opens in the Gaslamp

Torrey Spoerer February 10, 2015

Since opening its doors on Jan. 5, a new café in downtown San Diego has been attracting plenty of locals and tourists a like within just their first month of business. That’s because it’s not an...

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Spike Africa's offers a selection of euphoric drinks to accompany their vast South African menu. Photo credit: Torrey Spoerer

Student Eats: Cuisine fresh from South Africa

Torrey Spoerer, Opinion Editor December 9, 2014

After opening its doors almost two years ago on the corner of Fifth Avenue and Broadway, Spike Africa’s Fresh Fish Grill and Bar is constantly full of eager diners, both local and tourist. Their wide...

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appy Hour menu items fried avocado hand roll, coco shrimp roll and spicy garlic edamame are offered at the Hive Sushi Lounge. Photo credit: Kenan Jackson

Student Eats: One happy Hive Sushi hour

Kenan Jackson November 18, 2014

Hive Sushi Lounge, which is located in the East Village directly across the street from City College’s Saville Theatre on C Street, offers the neighborhood unique sushi rolls to fulfill any students...

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The Liv Green Smoothie contains cactus, pineapple and various fruits. The Chicken Salad Sandwich includes baby spinach, red onion, slices of avocado and provolone cheese. Photo credit: Franchesca Walker

Student Eats: Healthy options on the hill

Franchesca Walker October 28, 2014

Juice bars and smoothie spots have recently become popular in San Diego. One is located on University Avenue in a bright orange building in Hillcrest: Liv Juice Bar. Outside, a banner reads “Raw juices"...

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Bahn Thai serves a wide variety of Thai cuisine including shredded papaya salad tossed in fish sauce, chili peppers, lime juice and tomatoes. Photo credit: Richard Lomibao

Student Eats: Picnic at Bahn Thai is comfort food for the soul

Richard Lomibao October 13, 2014

An unassuming forest-green storefront tucked at the north end of Park Blvd. in University Heights, Bahn Thai is a family-owned restaurant celebrating its third anniversary. With a focus on authentic Thailand...

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Kafe Sobaka/Restoran Pomegranate offers a variety of sweet, savory, hot and cold goodies that are sure to please any craving. Photo credit: Lydia Grijalva

Student Eats: Russian food after rushing to class

Lydia Grijalva September 16, 2014

Kafe Sobaka/Restoran Pomegranate is a quirky restaurant that offers a to-die-for fusion of Georgian, Californian and Russian cuisine. This enchanting breakaway from every day campus grub is located in...

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Dunkin' Donuts offers a variety of choices including jelly filled, cream filled and regular donuts. Photo credit: Phoenix Webb

Student Eats: Dunkin’ Donuts offers sweet snacks at reasonable prices

Phoenix Webb September 1, 2014

There is something comforting about a good cup of coffee. When paired with a donut from Dunkin' Donuts, it's magical. A good donut should mildly sweet, not too soft and not too dense. It should be able...

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